PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A week after a man’s body was discovered in a Pittsylvania County pond following a report of a crash, the medical examiner’s office has confirmed both the cause and manner of his death.

According to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the 1100 block of Player Road in Gretna around 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 for a person who was last seen in a nearby pond.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., after first responders conducted an air and water search, officials say a man’s body was found in the pond.

Authorities say they believe the man — 22-year-old Chance Harris from Hurt — had been in a vehicle crash on a private roadway close to the pond.

On Wednesday, April 13, the medical examiner’s office told WFXR News that Harris’ cause of death was drowning, with the manner of death ruled as accidental.

At this point in the investigation, it is still unknown how or why Harris got into the pond.